The last of our series titled I Want The Church to Grow, BUT. We been looking at how we want our church to grow, but we really don't want any more people here. This message is an evangelistic message encouraging us to get out and share our faith. Topics: evangelism, church growth, grow, faith
This OrthoAnalytika podcast is based on a class given Fr. Anthony Perkins at St. Michael Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Woonsocket, RI on the subject of Church Growth. After describing the "facts on the ground" at St. Michael's and in Orthodox America, it describes the role Beauty, Authenticity, and Truth can play in revitalizing Christ in our own lives and those of our parishes. Topics: OrthoAnalytika, Woonsocket, Ukrainian, Orthodoxy, church growth
Ezekiel 18 deals with the subject of taking personal responsibility for our sins. We cannot "pass the buck" and blame others for our sinful thoughts or deeds. Topics: church growth, Ezekiel, healthy church member, sin
12-13 Aug 2005, Alive Community Church, seminar series by Sis Donna Maricelli entitled 'Bridging the Gap'. Learn about reaching out to people without offending them. Topic: relationship evangelism church growth seminar series
My fourth sermon in the series, "who you are in Christ", comes from 2 Corinthians 5:17, "If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old has passed away, behold, the new has come." There is much healing of old wounds and hurts in this verse, and so much hope as well. Topics: church growth, discipleship, healthy church member, power of God, regeneration
My 3rd sermon in the series, "who you are in Christ", deals with 1 Peter 1:17-19 and the redemption made for us by Christ through His precious blood. Topics: born again, church growth, healthy church member, redemption, revival
In a powerful parable from Ezekiel 17, God urges His people to submit to the covenant, not despise it and break it. This is an important lesson for us today. Topics: church growth, commitment, discipleship, endurance, Ezekiel, healthy church member
Modeling a Church Growth Ministry: The Apostle Paul (Acts 9-28) - Rev. James S. BlizzardIf you find these lessons helpful, or if you have questions please write to us at email@example.com or visit us at facebook.com/olympiabp. We would love to hear from you and learn how we can serve you. Topics: BPC, Synod, sermon, Acts, church growth, Paul, James Blizzard
This is the sermon I preached Sept. 27. "Our hope is built on nothing less, than Jesus' blood and righteousness." Topics: church growth, discipleship, endurance, healthy church member, revival, Zechariah
Church Growth and Sound Doctrine (Acts 15) - Rev. Steve BrinegarIf you find these lessons helpful, or if you have questions please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit us at facebook.com/olympiabp. We would love to hear from you and learn how we can serve you. Topics: BPC, Synod, sermon, Acts, church growth, doctrine, Steve Brinegar
This is the first sermon in a series, "Who you are in Christ." When we know and remember who we are in Christ, that will help us and enable us to overcome the stresses and struggles and sufferings we will experience in life. This sermon comes from Romans 8:14-17; you are adopted as a son (or daughter) of God. Topics: adoption, church growth, healthy church member, revival, suffering, the gospel
This is our second message in our series "Why the Church Must Never Stop Growing."In this weeks message we see we the church must never stop growing because God has called us to reach out and tell the gospel so that His house is full. Topics: heaven, church growth, Jesus, banquet, mission, witness, excuses, growth
The Master-Apprentice Model in Church Growth (Acts 13:2; 16:1) - Rev. Tito LyroIf you find these lessons helpful, or if you have questions please write to us at email@example.com or visit us at facebook.com/olympiabp. We would love to hear from you and learn how we can serve you. Topics: BPC, Synod, sermon, Acts, church growth, apprenticeship, Tito Lyro
Visit this site http://nonprofitchurchconsulting.com/ for more information on Visioneering. A Strategic Plan, a must have for every nonprofit, determines the overall direction and goals of the organization. A Strategic Plan identifies where the organization wants to be at some point in the future and how it is going to get there. Therefore it is important to have Visioneering.Follow us http://church-vision.blogspot.com Topics: Visioneering, Church Growth, Non-profit Consulting, Church Vision, Church Consulting
A number of welfare and development programs can be organized with the help of non-profit consulting. Check this link http://nonprofitchurchconsulting.com/ right here for more information on Non-profit Consulting. Churches, charities, and other nonprofits all have a desire to make the world a better place. But there are restrictions placed on how they can do that in terms of interacting with politics. Therefore choose for the best non-profit consulting.Follow us http://church-vision.blogspot.com Topics: Visioneering, Church Growth, Non-profit Consulting, Church Vision, Church Consulting
The broadcast of Grace Baptist Church from our Sunday morning service on July 1st, 2012. Our sermon is preached by our pastor (Richard Perkins) and is titled, "A Plan With A Purpose." The message is being preached out of Mark 16:15-16. Topics: Plan, purpose, grace, baptist, independent, fundamental, church, cleveland, oklahoma, pastor,...
In my sermon on Ezekiel 11, we examine two pieces of bad news and one piece of good news. The BIG IDEA for us to consider - are we part of the good news? Topics: church growth, discipleship, endurance, Ezekiel, healthy church member, the gospel, victory
In my second sermon of the series, "who you are in Christ", I focus on Colossians 2:13-14 and God's forgiveness of your sins. Topics: church growth, commitment, discipleship, endurance, healthy church member, ministry, the gospel
We find it easy to have sympathy for earthquake victims, but what about rapists or murderers? It may not be so easy.... True disciples can have sympathy for sinners. This is my sermon from January 17, 2010, from Matthew 9:9-13. Topics: church growth, commitment, discipleship, earthquake, healthy church member, sin, the gospel
This is the first sermon in my series on Zechariah, "Living in the Kingdom NOW". Through Zechariah we will explore different aspects of being God's people (His disciples) and how we live the Christian life in the 21st century. It is appropriate to begin with right relationship with Him, through repentance. Topics: church growth, endurance, healthy church member, repentance, revival, victory, worship, Zechariah
There are many small churches across America, but are they effective and productive for the Kingdom of God? perhaps we should assess them and close thsoe that don't want to grow Topics: church, church growth, effective growth, productivity, Kingdom of God, mission of Christ, US...
What fruit do you have to offer the Lord? What fruit of your life proves you are His child? Does God expect to see some fruit from you? These and other questions are answered in this week's sermon from Ezekiel 15. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: born again, church growth, discipleship, endurance, Ezekiel, healthy church member, revival
9Marks presented the entire 2 hours of this conversation in Nov 2006 during ETS in Washington, DC. This 12-ish minutes in this file represents and important (if brief) exchange between Mark Dever and John Piper on the viability and sustainability -- institutionally and spiritually -- of the MegaChurch. The whole file is available from 9Marks at: http://resources.christianity.com/details/mrki/20070301/5480aadf-98b5-4171-9b3f-2d808e0a106a.aspx This file may be freely distributed and copied, but... Topic: Mark Dever, John Piper, 9Marks, Megachurch, church growth, christianity, bible, Jesus Christ,...
In this message we start a three week series as to why the church must never stop growing. In this message we find ourselves in 1 John looking at God's love. Topics: Jesus, Love, nature of God, propitiation, love one another, God, Father, church growth
This is my sermon on holiness from Zechariah 5:1-11, September 20, 2009. I quoted Jerry Bridges from his Pursuit of Holiness. I like his picture of the farmer who is dependent upon God for his crop yet he must work at the task of having the crop - this is the same as our holiness, both that we are dependent on God and yet we are responsible for working it out as well. Topics: church growth, discipleship, endurance, healthy church member, holiness, Holy Spirit, ministry,...
This message deals with how we become witnesses of Jesus Christ through the baptism in the Holy Spirit. The first century saw the early church evangelize much of the then known world -- not with modern technology -- but with individuals who were FULL of the Holy Spirit. Topics: evangelism, witnessing, church growth, full of the Holy Spirit, baptism in the Holy Spirit, first...
If you are born again, you are a temple of the Holy Spirit - this is what Paul said in 1 Corinthians 6:19-20. Knowing and living this out will greatly impact your life for Christ. Topics: church growth, discipleship, endurance, healthy church member, Holy Spirit, ministry, obedience
Sermon by Rev. Byron Chesney at Highland Baptist Church in Knoxville, TN. Preached on Sunday evening, August 8, 2010. "Six Steps For Biblical Church Growth" Scripture: Acts 2:37-47 KJV Topics: Sermon, Byron Chesney, Highland Baptist, hbcknox, bchesney, Church Growth, Acts 2
In Ezekiel 33, God begins to renew His people. The first step is His call to repentance. "Turn back to me and live," God cries. This is the central message in this chapter and the first step to renewal. Topics: church growth, discipleship, endurance, Ezekiel, healthy church member, holiness, ministry, power...
Sermon about significance of small church directed at Montrose Community Church, a faithful small, biblical church. Topics: Acts 2:36-38, small church, making a difference, classic illustrations, gospel, church growth
R. Donald Shafer, former general secretary of the Brethren in Christ Church in North America, offers a brief historical overview of the growth of the denomination during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s -- years in which he was a primary church leader. Topics: church growth, Brethren in Christ, Brethren in Christ Church, R. Donald Shafer, evangelicalism
A sermon on Acts 6:1-7 by Bob Lovejoy delivered on 4/26/15 at Faith Community Church, Hampton, NH. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Complaining, deacons, elders, Spirit-filled, wisdom, word of God, church growth, priests